“It has caught a lot of people by surprise.”
Graduating seniors studying visual arts at Columbia College and the School of General Studies have broken away from the traditional artistic confines of the gallery space at the department’s virtual thesis exhibition, presenting artworks ranging from a fake life-sized public statue of Christine Jorgensen to community-oriented photography and portraiture projects....
Dissatisfied with contract negotiations and bargaining committee, GWC-UAW student-workers vote to reject tentative agreement
The tentative agreement reached between Columbia and the Graduate Workers of Columbia–United Auto Workers’ bargaining committee failed to pass on April 30. Student-workers voted 1,093-970 with 63 percent participation from card-carrying union student workers to continue negotiating, a process that will likely require further mobilization throughout the summer and fall semesters....
This academic year welcomed the inaugural cohort of Displaced Student Scholars. The Displaced Student Scholarship is open to students from 19 of Columbia’s graduate and undergraduate schools and provides 30 refugees and displaced students each year with the ability to attend Columbia at no financial cost....
Last summer, Joon Baek, CC ’21 and president of Columbia College Student Council, woke up to dozens of texts from other students regarding the new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement rules that threatened deportation and banned reentry for students whose institutions were operating entirely online. By the end of that day, he had organized an emergency town hall meeting for international students at Columbia. By the end of that week, he was speaking at a press conference with New York Attorney General Letitia James....
When the pandemic canceled baseball’s 2020 season, two of the team’s best hitters did not have to look far to find a way to keep improving.
From the moment they arrived in Morningside Heights, the seniors of the Columbia men’s basketball team have been forced to adapt at every turn.